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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 48: Stolen goods; duty of arresting officers to secure

Section 48. An officer who arrests a person charged as principal or accessory in a robbery or larceny shall secure the property which is alleged to have been stolen, annex a schedule thereof to his return and be answerable for the same; and, upon conviction of the offender, it shall be restored to the owner.